Journal of Pharmacy And Bioallied Sciences

DENTAL SCIENCE - ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 39--43

Audit on titanium reconstruction of mandibular defects for jaw lesions


S Arun Paul1, A Kaneesh Karthik2, Rabin Chacko1, Whinny Karunya1 
1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, JKK Nattrajah Dental College and Hospital, Komarapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Dental and Oral Surgery, Unit I, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. A Kaneesh Karthik
Department of Dental and Oral Surgery, Unit I, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
India

Aims: The aim of the study is to audit the titanium reconstruction of jaw defects in benign conditions in Christian Medical College and Hospital , Vellore. Methods and Material: A retrospective study of titanium reconstruction of mandibular defects due to jaw lesions at Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India, between May 2008 and May 2011. Results: Mouth opening, facial symmetry, occlusion, chewing ability, plate exposure and patient satisfaction were used as outcome measures. Conclusions: The three-dimensional titanium plate is a reasonable material for immediate mandible reconstruction after surgical resection of benign jaw pathologies.


How to cite this article:
Paul S A, Karthik A K, Chacko R, Karunya W. Audit on titanium reconstruction of mandibular defects for jaw lesions.J Pharm Bioall Sci 2014;6:39-43


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Paul S A, Karthik A K, Chacko R, Karunya W. Audit on titanium reconstruction of mandibular defects for jaw lesions. J Pharm Bioall Sci [serial online] 2014 [cited 2020 Aug 8 ];6:39-43
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